On Saturday July 6th, Fitness by Jacflash hosted our favourite yoga workshop yet, on the BMO Field with the Toronto Argos!
This was our first ever co-ed workshop!
Extra special thank you to our incredible sponsors of the day- Solei, EZ Lifestyle, Activeats, Undercarriage Deoderant, Trace Beverages, Sproos, Rawcology, K’pure Naturals, Brain Armor, Himalaya Toothpaste and Midday Squares
Argos player and motivational speaker, Matt Black lead us in an interactive 30 min discussion on the benefits of mobility in any training regime. Matthew Black is a retired 10 year CFL Veteran and 100th & 105th Grey Cup Champion. In 2016, he won the Jake Gaudaur Award and is a mentor for Huddle Up Bully Prevention, as well as an ambassador for "Make The Call, Ending Violence Against Women".
Bianca Venerayan (@biancavenerayan) then lead us in a one hour Hatha yoga session. Bianca is a Toronto-based writer, yoga/meditation teacher, content creator and Instagram influencer. Her work focuses on mental health, wellness, sex positivity, environmental sustainability, and social consciousness.
This yoga session was taught in a fun and enthusiastic style that makes attendees feel welcome and accepted.
I am also so grateful for our beautiful assistant yoga instructors who were there to help everyone in their poses and give some one on one love- thank you so much to Supriya Sethi, Sammantha Ritacco, Jessica Giglio, Anja Todorovic, Alana Di Clemente and Meredith Marr for their time and love!
And last but not least, thank you so much to all of the amazing attendees who came out to support and have fun!
Photos by Maria Bokhari and Eman Hall